Dodge will be refreshing its Durango crossover SUV for 2018 model year. The recent reports have suggested that the renovated SUV will also include a high-performance variant with the SRT badge. With this 2018 Dodge Durango SRT, it will the first time that the SRT version will be included with this model. Although this news has not yet been officially confirmed, the recent reports do suggest that SRT will be making its way to Durango model this time around.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT: Exterior Design
The stunning design and exterior décor of this model should make it attractive at the very first glance. It should come with a refreshed look. Restyled exterior with latest technologies is certainly a combination that makes this model a force to reckon.
Furthermore, this model should include higher percentage of light yet solid materials, which will reduce the overall weight. With redesigned alloy wheels of 20 inches, this new Durango model also offers better aerodynamic capabilities. Sportier wheels, more aggressive hood and athletic body panels should also give it menacing presence.
The front fascia of 2018 Dodge Durango SRT will maintain a characteristic look with a trademark Dodge crosshair grille. A massive bumper will also be present with air vents for proper air circulation.
Economical lights are another noticeable feature in the front fascia, with attractive headlights featuring a distinctive HID lighting. LED strip is located on lower parts of headlights as well. On the other hand, taillights are racing inspired and give this vehicle a sleek appearance.
Durango SRT Cabin
The interior of this upcoming model shall be spacious enough to take care of all the needs of passengers and drivers. In this new model, it is expected that additional space available in the cabin. Adjustable seats will be available with fine material quality and leather upholstery. This new model also comes with some great technological improvements. Certain features will be available to improve the overall functionality while improved connectivity will be on offer as well.
Some safety features are also available, including the common antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, etc. Other than that, available safety features should also include parking sensors, rearview camera and new Durango might also gain new advanced systems.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT: Performance
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT might instantly associate you to the SRT Hellcat-powered models. But, if you are expecting a supercharged engine as seen in the Hellcat models, you will be left disappointed.
This upcoming SRT variant will still most likely be using the tried and tested 6.4-liter V8 engine. This engine is available in Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, where it generates 475 HP and 470 pound-feet of torque. The same figures are expected for the new Durango SRT.
If the model would get this engine, it should also feature similar performance as the Jeep powered with it. That means the top speed of around 160 mph while 60 mph run should be achievable in around 4.8 seconds.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT: Price and Availability
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT should be available sometime in 2017. Its price is still a mystery and hard to predict.